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Top 10 Items Food Banks Need Now

Posted December 17, 2014 by Sonya

We are in our local Loblaws more often these days as it’s a busy season of hosting company over for various get togethers and all kinds of reasons to be baking. The cookie exchanges, holiday parties and the pot luck […]

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Edible Holiday Gifts Perfect For Your Neighbours

Posted December 16, 2014 by Anonymous

Written by Kait Fowlie You’ve receive more pre-packaged biscotti than you know what to do with—to re-gift, or not regift? If you want your neighbors to add it to their pile of sugar-infused generic sweets, sure, hand ‘em over. But […]

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My #2015Revolution: Flying Out of My Comfort Zone

Posted December 15, 2014 by Sonya

The other day I saw Nia Vardalos on one of those morning shows. She brought much laughter to us in her hit movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding and she’s working on a sequel. I remember interviewing her a couple […]

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My Holiday Secret: A Pancake Faux Pas & A Chance To Win!

Posted December 12, 2014 by Anonymous

Holidays can be very stressful. There is so much planning that needs to be done. Dotting all those i’s and crossing all those t’s while baking the perfect batch of cookies—it can be overwhelming. I have a confession to make. […]

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The Most Delicious Holiday Desserts in a Pinch!

Posted December 10, 2014 by Sonya

Tis the season of entertaining! Our social calendar is filling up fast and we’re happy to partake in the fun of the festive season. Like any good guest, I like to bring something to the party and I often offer […]

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Bake It Forward With Cookies To Care

Posted December 8, 2014 by Sonya

There’s much talk this time of year about how to incorporate the spirit of “giving” into our holiday plans. No matter how much we have or how little we have to get by, I’m hearing from families in all different […]

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Soul Food: Kosher

Posted December 5, 2014 by Anonymous
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How To Host A Cookie Swap In 2014

Posted December 5, 2014 by Anonymous

Written by Kait Fowlie If the term “cookie swap” conjures an image of festive-sweater-wearing ladies pouring over plates of cookies to Christmas carols as an apron clad host breezes around spreading cheer, you’re not alone. The tradition may be as […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Our Favourite Beverage Machines

Posted December 3, 2014 by Sonya

Throughout the year we’ve been introduced to numerous beverage machines. Weird right? I remember when the only beverage machine around was the fountain machine and I didn’t know anyone who had their own. We’ve tested out several and with the […]

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UrbanKitchen: The Ultimate Lasagna

Posted December 1, 2014 by Sonya

We’re settling into the cold weather now and craving comfort foods. Lasagna is always a great go-to dish for any night, especially for when guests come over. The gooey cheese that we pull from the piping hot dish is what […]

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The Best Cookbooks For The Foodie On Your Holiday List

Posted November 21, 2014 by Sonya

I admit to being a collector of cookbooks. It’s a no-fail gift for many of my friends too and this season there are a few that are worth putting on your wishlist. Here are just a few great new cookbooks […]

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UrbanKitchen: Beet, Pesto & Goat Cheese Pizza

Posted November 19, 2014 by Anonymous

Looking for a new twist on a classic recipe? President’s Choice has the perfect go-to dinner idea sure to please the whole family. Sparsely “sauced” with pesto and dabbed with softened bits of goat cheese, the pizza is a great […]

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7 Ways To Spice Up Your Hot Chocolate

Posted November 14, 2014 by Anonymous

Written by Natalie Ast Hot chocolate is a fall and winter favourite, and goes perfectly after a brisk walk or skate. If you usually make your hot chocolate using powder from a can, here are some gourmet ideas to make […]

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Join Rice Krispies In Making Treats For Toys!

Posted November 6, 2014 by Sonya

The first dusting of snow dropped last week so I was inspired to start planning the holidays. Yes, I said snow! It’s early but secretly I’ve always loved the beauty of the first snow as long as I’m cozy indoors and […]

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Monster Meatballs In Tomato Sauce

Posted November 4, 2014 by Anonymous

Another amazing slow cook recipe to get you through these cold winter days and nights. These king-sized meatballs taste even better the day after they’re made. Serve with pasta, or halve and arrange in an Italian bun topped with plenty […]

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Celebrity Chefs And What They Feed Their Own Kids

Posted November 3, 2014 by Sonya

Hanging out at the amazing Delicious Food Show in Toronto recently was definitely a fun time and good thing I went hungry! The morning media breakfast created by the amazing chef Rob Gentile and Buca Restaurant not only tantalized our […]

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The Treetr™ App Will Revolutionize Your Halloween

Posted October 30, 2014 by Anonymous

The Treetr™ App Will Revolutionize Your Halloween

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Looking For Gluten Free? GF Garage MarketPlace Pop Up’s Got You Covered

Posted October 30, 2014 by Sonya

The gluten free marketplace has grown dramatically recently and we’re seeing more children with gluten sensitivities. But gluten-free is often associated with bland, dry and tasteless offerings. But things are changing. There’s a definitely wave of products in the marketplace […]

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How To: Make Halloween Doughnuts with Matty Matheson

Posted October 29, 2014 by Anonymous

How To: Make Halloween Doughnuts with Matty Matheson

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Make-Ahead Beef Enchiladas: Slow Cooker Edition

Posted October 29, 2014 by Anonymous

With an amazing shredded beef centre, gooey cheese and a zesty sauce, these enchiladas are impossible to resist. The best part? This is yet another slow cooker recipe. So the strew-like filling simmers away untended, freeing you up for other […]

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Wickedly Amazing Cocktails For Halloween

Posted October 27, 2014 by Sonya

There’s nothing that scares me more than not having the right mix of cocktails for the adult ghouls that come around once the witching hour begins. But I have no doubt my drinks will be a howling success with my […]

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This Man Survives on Exactly Zero Glasses of Water a Day

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

This Man Survives on Exactly Zero Glasses of Water a Day

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Chef’s Night Out at Night + Market Song

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

Chef’s Night Out at Night + Market Song

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New York Bagels Suck

Posted October 23, 2014 by Anonymous

New York Bagels Suck

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As a Chef, I Wish Yelp Didn’t Exist

Posted October 23, 2014 by Anonymous

As a Chef, I Wish Yelp Didn’t Exist

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Food Hacks Are for Assholes

Posted October 21, 2014 by Anonymous

Food Hacks Are for Assholes

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France Wants Its Young People to Stop Getting Totally Wasted

Posted October 20, 2014 by Anonymous

France Wants Its Young People to Stop Getting Totally Wasted

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Warm Almond Quinoa Breakfast Sundae

Posted October 20, 2014 by Sonya

My kid is not a big fan of cow’s milk. Never has been. I assume he takes after me when it comes to drinking it straight up and cold. Since I didn’t grow up really drinking milk in my home […]

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Cold Weather Warm-Up: Potato, Cheddar & Chive Soup

Posted October 20, 2014 by Anonymous

It is definitely getting chilly outside and for me that means one thing: time to bring our my trusty old slow cooker and enjoy a few hearty soups, chillis and stews. Enter Canadian Living’s latest title New Slow Cooker Favourites. This […]

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A Proper Maasai Wedding Starts with a Cup of Fresh Cow’s Blood

Posted October 19, 2014 by Anonymous

A Proper Maasai Wedding Starts with a Cup of Fresh Cow’s Blood

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Kids Cook To Care: Feeding The Shelter

Posted October 14, 2014 by Sonya

The conversation started like this, “hey, kiddo would you like to go and help make a dinner for some people in need?” My 10 year jumped without hesitation. “Cool! I love to cook and help people!” Exactly the answer I […]

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Hauntingly Delicious Recipes For Leftover Halloween Candy

Posted October 10, 2014 by Guest Author

If you went a little overboard when shopping for Halloween treats and didn’t have enough ghostly visitors to finish your yummy goodies supply, why not turn it all into a range of scrumptious snacks? There are plenty of things you […]

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Recipe: Thanksgiving Turkey With A Moroccan Twist!

Posted October 9, 2014 by Sonya

We are doing double Thanksgiving this weekend and I’m one of those people who LOVE the thought of having turkey, twice! The smell of roasted turkey when you walk into a home brings all sorts of warm and fuzzy feelings. […]

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Cooking For Food Critic Giles Coren? No Pressure, Right?

Posted October 6, 2014 by Sonya

I’ve always wanted to experience what it’s like to be on one of those cooking reality shows. You know, the ones where you’re under pressure and then presented to highly regarded food critics — like a sacrificial lamb? Yep. I recently […]

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